Thursday, July 22, 2021


Vegan Roots: Siddha-inspired Botanical Extracts as Colorants for Hair Dyes*

This article describes the development of hair dyes with 100% vegetable-derived colorants. Testing showed good semi-permanent hair color efficacy without the use of synthetic colorants, alkalizers and peroxide or other oxidizers.

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SCCS on Methyl Salicylate: Safe Within Cosmetic Limits, Weak Sensitizer

The European Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) recently issued its preliminary Opinion on the safety of methyl salicylate.

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Givaudan Unveils Botox-like Active, Zanthalene

Givaudan Active Beauty presents Zanthalene, a natural active crafted by green fractionation with Botox-like efficacy and skin sensitivity modulation benefits.

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Bio-bean Upcycles Coffee Grounds for Inficaf Exfolliant

From cosmetics to textiles and more, Inficaf reportedly imparts versatile benefits across a variety of industries.

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Sachi Skin's New Launches for Hyperpigmentation and Melanin-rich Skin

The line includes three skin care products designed to help the skin without irritation.

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By Rosie / Jane Launches Everyday Body Wash

The Everyday Body Wash features 100% essential oil blends.

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Black Light-equipped YouV SPF30 Highlights Sunscreen Application Voids

YouV SPF30 Sunscreen is a broad spectrum mineral sunscreen that includes a black light within its packaging to illuminate where it is applied—and where it is not.

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Industry News

Amazon Adds EWG Verified Label to Select Product Listings

“Customers want a way to make more sustainable and informed shopping choices, and Climate Pledge Friendly is ramping up its efforts to help customers know their purchases meet sustainability standards and are helping to preserve the natural world,” said Adam Werbach, global lead for sustainable shopping at Amazon.

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Anthony Housefather Donates $150,000 to Elkimia

As a part of Government of Canada, this contribution will help Elkimia expand and produce more sun care and cosmetic products.

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Barentz Appoints Derk-Jan Terhorst as CFO

Derk-Jan Terhorst takes on this new position as the previous CFO Jos van der Linden steps down after 24 years.

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